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Technology readiness and innovation

Cybersecurity becomes an imperative as institutions are moving increasingly to digital platforms. Developed by International Telecom Union, The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) measures the commitment of countries to cybersecurity at a global level to raise awareness of the importance and different dimensions of the issue.

It is composed by five pillars – (i) Legal Measures, (ii) Technical Measures, (iii) Organizational Measures, (iv) Capacity Building, and (v) Cooperation.

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5

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0.75

Year: 2017

ICTs could not positively impact national development unless there is an appropriate access and use of these technologies in the country. Produced by the International Telecom Union (ITU), The ICT Development Index (IDI), is a composite index that combines 11 indicators into one benchmark measure.

It is used to monitor and compare developments in information and communication technology (ICT) between countries and over time. IDI focuses on three aspects: ICT Access, Use and Impact.

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69

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6.01

Year: 2017

Digital transformation needs the availability of appropriate infrastructure, skilled human resources, adequate governance and impact on national development. Developed by Portulans Institute, this index assesses 134 economies based on their performance across 60 variables.

The Index includes four fundamental dimensions: Technology, People, Governance and Impact. This holistic approach means that the NRI covers issues ranging from future technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to the role of the digital economy in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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46

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4.41

Year: 2016

To take full advantage of innovation on national level, a mature ecosystem is needed. Developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Innovation Index (GII) measures the innovation ecosystem on national level by covering 3 dimensions: innovation input, innovation output and innovation efficiency.

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84

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29.91

Year: 2018

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

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Year: 2018

The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

The extent to which people shop online in a country is highly correlated with the value of the index

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48

Score
71

Year: 2018

Allowing persons with disability to access digital devices has important socio-economic impact on the national level.

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This index evaluates and assesses the countries published data on the official website of the national statistical office (NSO)

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The Global Knowledge Index (GKI) provides data that can help countries and decision makers to understand and respond to related transformations and challenges related to knowledge and innovation. It assesses seven sub-indices, chosen both for their correlative interactive relationships and their centrality to the process of cognitive and developmental progress.

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The Gov AI readiness index measures national preparedness to harness AI technology for development. The index consists of 3 pillars, that cover 10 dimensions. The scores of these dimensions are calculated based on 33 KPIs.

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Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

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Economic diversification, competitiveness

To take full advantage of innovation on national level, a mature ecosystem is needed. Developed by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Global Innovation Index (GII) measures the innovation ecosystem on national level by covering 3 dimensions: innovation input, innovation output and innovation efficiency.

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84

Score
29.91

Year: 2018

This index assesses the competitiveness landscape of 141 economies, providing unique insight into the drivers of economic growth in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It aims to provide insights about economic growth, which remains crucial for improving living standards.

It also explores the relationship between competitiveness, shared prosperity and environmental sustainability, showing that there is no inherent trade-off between building competitiveness, creating more equitable societies that provide opportunity for all and transitioning to environmentally sustainable systems.

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82

Score
57.33

Year: 2020

The UNCTAD B2C E-commerce Index measures an economy’s preparedness to support online shopping. The index consists of four indicators that are highly related to online shopping and for which there is wide country coverage

The extent to which people shop online in a country is highly correlated with the value of the index

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48

Score
71

Year: 2018

The Index measure the country's efforts to open it's economy and strengthen its economy ties with partners through the selected economic integration channels: exports, imports, exports-non oil, Imports non-oil, worker remittances-inflows, workers remittances outflows, Foreign Direct Investment-Inflows, Foreign Direct Investment-Outflows.

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22

Score
0.29

Year: 2021

The Doing Business index provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level.

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The Development Challenges Index measures shortfalls in three key dimensions, namely (i) quality-adjusted human development, (ii) environmental sustainability and (iii) governance. This index offers an analytical toolkit that could trigger policy dialogue to address these challenges at the global, regional and national levels.

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The Human Capital Index (HCI) calculates the level of human capital that a child born today might anticipate having by the time they turn 18 years old, taking into account the risks associated with poor health and inadequate educational opportunities in their nation.

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The FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index, gauges legal barriers to foreign direct investment. The four major categories of FDI limitations are used to evaluate how restrictive a nation's FDI regulations are: 1) Limits on foreign stock; 2) Discriminatory screening or approval methods; 3) Limitations on hiring foreigners as key employees; and 4) Additional operational constraints, such as limitations on branching, capital repatriation, or land ownership by foreign-owned firms.

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Financial inclusiveness is a key component of economic integration, participation and growth. It has significant impact on inequalities, especially for women access to work and economic activity. The index comprises of three parameters including Access, Usage and Barriers.

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The index provides unique insights into the strengths and areas for development of each country to support their efforts to enhance the long-term growth of their T&T sector in a sustainable and resilient manner. The index is comprised of five subindexes, 17 pillars and 112 individual indicators, distributed among the different pillars.

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Governance

More and more in the world, public institutions are transforming their services to deliver them online. UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) develops this index to assess the digital government development of the 193 United Nations Member States in identifying their strengths, challenges and opportunities, as well as informing policies and strategies.

This index supports countries’ efforts to provide effective, accountable and inclusive digital services to all and to bridge the digital divides in fulfilling the principle of leaving no one behind.

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Year: 2018

The SDG Index is a unique worldwide study that assesses the progress of countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, providing a comprehensive evaluation of each country's position in relation to these goals.

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Digital technologies allow today to easily engage citizens in public decision-making processes and to let them participate in public consultations. The e-participation index (EPI) is derived as a supplementary index to the UN E-Government Survey. It extends the dimension of the Survey by focusing on the use of online services to facilitate provision of information by governments to citizens (“e-information sharing”), interaction with stakeholders (“e-consultation”), and engagement in decision-making processes (“e-decision making”).

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